Category Archives: NaPoWriMo

China, Go with all Your Heart

Day 25 NaPoWriMo. With 1.4 billion people, China needs to be a part of our world tour. My friend, Joe Heil, regularly goes to China to meet with ginseng customers. Wisconsin and Joe are known to grow some of the … Continue reading

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To Love a Place

Day 24 NaPoWriMo. Prepare to swoon. I asked my friend and web-developer Matt Koenig how he met his Indonesian wife of 18 years and what he loves about her country. He answered, “I truly believe in soulmates and when you … Continue reading

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Living on Personality

Day 23 NaPoWriMo. In our world tour, we could not leave out New Zealand. This beautiful country is on the top of my must-see list. My free-spirit friend, Britt, just spent 2.5 months traveling and hiking New Zealand on a … Continue reading

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Imagine Far

Day 22 NaPoWriMo. Today’s poem gives tribute to Sophia LaFleur who inspires me. I met and became friends with the very spiritual and calming Sophia on Maui in 2011. Though raised in a traditional Mormon family, her calling was to … Continue reading

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Unicorn

Easter. Day 21 NaPoWriMo. Today is special enough to bust out the unicorn stamp. “La Dame à la licorne,” Lady with the unicorn, is a medieval tapestry from Flanders, France.  This stamp belongs to Michael Lenard a religious poet and … Continue reading

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One Life, One Encounter

Day 20 NaPoWriMo. I met Judy at my first stamp club meeting last week. Her older brother, Jim, was in Japan during WWII. He would send postcards home to the U.S. which is how Judy started collecting stamps. Jim went … Continue reading

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Flame of Love

Day 19 NaPoWriMo. Switzerland. A love story. My friend, Susan, owner of Clear Focus Media, told me the story of her grandparents. Her grandfather came to American from Switzerland (Helvetia) working as a Yodeling waiter at the 1933 World’s Fair … Continue reading

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